Tag: vintage books

Ten Hidden Gems in The Horror Genre

Posted August 29, 2017 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 2 Comments
Ten Hidden Gems in The Horror Genre

Top Ten Tuesday is an awesome meme hosted by the lovely folks @ The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is top ten: Hidden Gem Books in The X Genre My favourite horror classic IT by Stephen King is getting a well-overdue big screen adaptation which is (finally!) being released next week so I have decided to focus my attention on some less well-known but equally excellent horror novels for this […]

June Bookstagram Challenges: Day 8

Posted June 8, 2017 by Brin in Challenges / 0 Comments
June Bookstagram Challenges: Day 8

June Bookstagram Challenges (and what I got up to today) #bookishthisorthat – hosted by: @darkfaerietales_, @cbookaddiction, @novelheartbeat and @eden.hammond With each daily prompt, you choose which of the two choices you prefer. So, let’s say the choice was between Game of Thrones and the Lord of the Rings, you choose which one is your favourite and create a photo using your choice (and FYI, as much as I love GoT, it would […]

Unboxing: Prudence and the Crow

Posted January 24, 2016 by Brin in Discussion Posts, Unboxing / 2 Comments
Unboxing: Prudence and the Crow

I am a huge fan of subscription boxes. I love getting a mystery box in the mail. Book subscriptions are my favourite (for obvious reasons). When browsing my Instagram feed one day, I came across Prudence and the Crow, a vintage book subscription box, and I knew right away I had to try it out. Here is their mission statement (direct quote from their website): “We wanted a subscription service […]

Famous People on Book Covers #1

Posted May 29, 2015 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 9 Comments
Famous People on Book Covers #1

Anyone following this blog on a regular basis is probably aware how much I love certain book covers. I always attribute it to the fact that I have a very visual-orientated memory – I can remember covers clearly whilst authors names and book titles tend to fade out of my memory banks pretty quickly. I am very thankful for sites like Goodreads and LibraryThing which allow me to catalogue all […]